105 – edX

DOWN 4 places in 2020

edX is a MOOC provider. It hosts online university-level courses in a wide range of disciplines including some at no charge.

Website: edx.org
Cost: Free and Premium courses
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning: 53
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning:
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Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 104 2019: 101 2018: 81 2017: 157 2016: 64 2015: – 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected edX as one of their top tools

“I followed several MOOC’s. The last one was Shaping the work of the Future through edX.They are my favorite because they deliver good quality MOOC’s for free from different Universities.” Developer, USA, 2020

“Free courses to follow on many topics. Rarely use the certification option” Global Head of Learning, Culture, D&I and Wellbeing, Netherlands, 2020

“We have selected edX as the platform for some of our learning content. It’s easy to use and has some AI functionality built in, which I quite like.” Joachim Worf, Global Customer Success Lead at Dell Technologies Education Services, Germany, 2020

Quick Guide to edX 

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